Plaintiff Litigation Paralegal, Keefe Law Firm (Red Bank)

Position Summary

This is a part-time (flex hours) temporary position to fill a need while litigation paralegal employee is out on maternity leave. Our office has all necessary COVID19 safety precautions in place: masks, daily health monitoring, social distancing, closed kitchen and common areas, plexi-glass barriers on paralegal cubicles.

Primary Responsibilities - Litigation paralegal to support plaintiff personal injury litigation. Support for 4 litigation attorneys, approximately 50 files in various states of pre-suit, investigation, discovery, litigation, and settlement.

Must have knowledge of Needles Case Management and Worldox Document Management Software.

PC and Microsoft Office Suite proficiency with excellent typing skills a must. Must be familiar with Word features, such as mail merge, and Adobe, such as editing pdf documents.

Requirements:
Paralegal Certificate is not required. BA or BS degree and experience in an office environment preferred.

Ideal Candidate Description: Must be able to manage/support a large volume of cases from intake to resolution.
The Ideal Candidate must be:
• a critical thinker;
• proactive and able to look for creative solutions to problems;
• capable of taking direction and able to work with limited supervision;
• high-powered, organized, independent and self-motivated professional;
• ORGANIZED, professional, timely, resourceful.

Litigation Responsibilities: All aspects of managing their own case load from intake to trial. Including: obtaining and reviewing medical records; first author drafting of settlement brochures; analyzing liability and damages; arbitration/mediation statements; motions and complaints; discovery requests; direct communications with clients, experts, insurance adjusters and defense counsel; trial preparation.

• Experience in the plaintiff personal injury arena
• Work very closely with top litigation partner and team specializing in plaintiff personal injury, catastrophic injury, and wrongful death matters
• Analyze policy coverage limits, provisions, exclusions and endorsements for personal injury
• Drafting standard pleadings, and discovery documents
• Assisting with all phases of pre-litigation and litigation; including motion practice, discovery, trial preparation, file analysis, and research
• Case calendar management

Salary: $35 - $40 an hour

To apply: Please send resume for review to Office Manager: Kathy Dart @ kdart@keefe-lawfirm.com

1/4/21

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